Updated Feb. 23 7:08 p.m.
The RCMP would like to thank the public, media outlets and residents of Cow Lake for their assistance in identifying the suspect in this incident.
A 47-year old man of Rocky Mountain House has turned himself into the Rocky Mountain House RCMP Detachment this afternoon.
“The response from the media to assisting the police was perfect” said Sgt. Trevor Shea – Operations NCO of Rocky Mountain House RCMP “with the continued support of our local community, these responses collectively aided in the decision for the 47-year old to turn himself in without further incident. Thank you!”
The investigation continues this evening. At this time charges have not been sworn before the Provincial Court, identity of the accused can not be provided until charges are sworn.
Further information will be released when available.
If you have information about this incident or any other matter under investigation, please contact the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at at 403-845-2881. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
COW LAKE – The RCMP are actively trying to identify and locate a suspect involved in pointing a firearm at a County Peace Officer this morning.
At 11:45 a.m., a County Peace Officer attempted a traffic stop of an older model Jeep near Cow Lake. The male driver got out of the Jeep, retrieved a rifle from the back seat, and pointed it at the Officer. He did not fire the rifle. The County Peace Officer repositioned, and the male drove away. He has not been located.
The RCMP are asking for public assistance in identifying the suspect male and locate the vehicle.
Given that he is in possession of a rifle, the public is warned to not approach this male or the vehicle. If you have information about the suspect’s identity, please contact the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at at 403-845-2881.
If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.